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Africa
BLAEU, W.,  Africae nova descriptio., antique map, old maps BLAEU, W. - Africae nova descriptio.
Amsterdam, 1650, Coloured.. 410x553mm. Wide margins. Latin text on verso. Repair of split lower part center fold 3cm. into engraved area. Several very small brown spots in and around lower part center fold. Repair of a marginal tear upper center fold, not affecting engraved area. Dark impression.
Fine and important "carte à figures"- map of Africa. Much of the geographical information is still based on the Ptolemaic maps, with the Nile shown with its source in the Lakes Zaire and Zaflan. Also included are various other mythical lake... (Click on title or image to go to item page)
$ 3,000
Approx. Euro 2,550  

Condition:
Condition Rating: 3
BÜNTING, H.,  Africa Tertia pars Terrae., antique map, old maps BÜNTING, H. - Africa Tertia pars Terrae.
Magdeburg, ca 1597, Uncoloured.. 260x335mm. In very good condition. Paper slightly washed and sized, still occasional minor spotting. Wide margins. Dark impression.
This map of Africa has an unusual shape, tapering to a narrow angle in the south. Numerous rivers appear in West Africa and as tributaries to the Nile, and mountain chains and various kingdoms are mentioned. The sea with a galleon, a merman and above him a sea-bird.

"The appearance of th...
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$ 1,250
Approx. Euro 1,063  

Condition:
Condition Rating: 3
CLOUET, J. B. L. abbé / MONDHARE, L.,  Carte d'Afrique divisée en ses principaux Etats… / La Africa dividida segun lo dila de sus principales partes…, antique map, old maps CLOUET, J. B. L. abbé / MONDHARE, L. - Carte d'Afrique divisée en ses principaux Etats… / La Africa dividida segun lo dila de sus principales partes…
Paris, Cadiz, 1785, Coloured.. 965x1230mm. Remounted on new cloth, a few tears repaired with minimal loss of image, fine colour. Text in French and Spanish.
Rare. Uncommon and decorative "carte à figures"- wall map of Africa, prepared by Clouet. Surrounded with superb decoration, 170mm wide at the sides and 150mm at the bottom, including a wonderful rococo border with vignettes describing twenty vignette scenes fro... (Click on title or image to go to item page)
$ 6,000
Approx. Euro 5,100  

Condition:
Condition Rating: 4
DE WIT, F.,  Nova Africa descriptio., antique map, old maps DE WIT, F. - Nova Africa descriptio.
Amsterdam, after 1660, In original colours.. 439x556mm. Printed on ply-paper. Paper slightly age-toned, more in the margins. Split of lower part center fold, 3cm. Into engraved area. In good condition.
A beautifully engraved and most attractive "carte à figures"- map of the African continent. Bordered, above, by panels showing panorama's of Cairo, Alexandria, Algiers, Tunis, Tangier and Ceuta. Four panels on each side show figures in nati... (Click on title or image to go to item page)
$ 3,500
Approx. Euro 2,975  

Condition:
Condition Rating: 3
DELISLE, G . / BUACHE, Ph. / DEZAUCHE, J.,  Carte d'Afrique Dressée pour l'instruction par Guillaume DeLisle. . ., antique map, old maps DELISLE, G . / BUACHE, Ph. / DEZAUCHE, J. - Carte d'Afrique Dressée pour l'instruction par Guillaume DeLisle. . .
Paris, J.Dezauche, 1819, In original o/l colours.. 487x628mm. A very good copy.
The map is a rare re-issue of the Delisle map of 1722. In his first map of the continent in 1700, Delisle re-measured the Mediterranean, being the first to establish its correct longitude, and thus to give a correct picture of Africa's northern coast. He was the first to discard Lake Zaire and Zafla... (Click on title or image to go to item page)
$ 750
Approx. Euro 638  

Condition:
Condition Rating: 2
EŞREF, Mehmet,  [Africa - General continental map with Ottoman script], antique map, old maps EŞREF, Mehmet - [Africa - General continental map with Ottoman script]
Istanbul, Şirket-i Mürettibiye ve Karacoğlu Matbaas&#, In printed colours.. 85x130mm. Light foxing, otherwise in a good condition. Chromolithography on thick paper. Sheet size : 11 x 15 cm (4.3 x 5.9 inches).
Post card size map in Ottoman script showing the continent of Africa from Mehmet Eşref’s ‘Küçük Atlas’, a rare portfolio of loose-leaf maps with text in Ottoman Turkish, published in Istanbul in 1909.
This attractive little Ottoman map of Africa captures the continent in the heady d...
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$ 150
Approx. Euro 128  

Condition:
Condition Rating: 3
EŞREF, Mehmet,  [Continental Africa - map with Ottoman script], antique map, old maps EŞREF, Mehmet - [Continental Africa - map with Ottoman script]
Istanbul, Şirket-i Mürettibiye ve Karacoğlu Matbaas&#, In printed colours.. 89x130mm. Chromolithography on thick paper. Sheet size : 11 x 15 cm (4.3 x 5.9 inches).
Post card size map in Ottoman script of the continent of Africa from Mehmet Eşref’s ‘Küçük Atlas’, a rare portfolio of loose-leaf maps with text in Ottoman Turkish, published in Istanbul in 1909.
This attractive little Ottoman map of Africa captures the continent in the heady days f...
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$ 200
Approx. Euro 170  

Condition:
Condition Rating: 3
SCHAUBILD VERLAG,  Schaubild von Afrika mit bildlicher Darstellung der wichtigsten Bodenschätze und Wirtschaftgüter., antique map, old maps SCHAUBILD VERLAG - Schaubild von Afrika mit bildlicher Darstellung der wichtigsten Bodenschätze und Wirtschaftgüter.
München, ca. 1939, Colour printed.. 1140x800mm. A few small pin holes in upper left and right hand margin. Folded as issued.
Decoratively designed economic map of Africa with pictorial representation of the most important mineral res... (Click on title or image to go to item page)
$ 750
Approx. Euro 638  

Condition:
Condition Rating: 3
SEUTTER, M.,  Africa juxta navigationes et observat recentissimas. . ., antique map, old maps SEUTTER, M. - Africa juxta navigationes et observat recentissimas. . .
Augsburg, J.M.Will, 1778, Original colours.. 195x257mm. Paper slightly age-toned, and with mainly marginal spotting. Good impression.
Miniature map of Africa, a reduction of the Seutter folio map based on Homann''s cartography of 1715. Very detailed - much of it fictitious. The Nile is shown not only originating in twin lakes, but also continuing further south nearly to the tip of the continent. A lake joins the Senegal and Niger ... (Click on title or image to go to item page)
$ 450
Approx. Euro 383  

Condition:
Condition Rating: 4
TANNER, Henry S.,  Africa., antique map, old maps TANNER, Henry S. - Africa.
Philadelphia, Henry Tanner, ca. 1823, In attractive original colours.. 492x538mm. A few paper winkles along center fold. Mounted on linen.
Fine and detailed map of Africa, engraved and published by H.S. Tanner in Philadelphia. From his "American Atlas", printed in several editions from 1823 until 1833 and a completely revised edition was issued in 1839, with most of the maps dated 1839.

Henry Schenck Tanner (1786-1858) was b...
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$ 500
Approx. Euro 425  

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Condition Rating: 3
[NOLIN, Jean-Baptiste / Jean-Baptiste NOLIN II,  L'Afrique Dressée Sur les Relationes les Plus Recentes et rectifiées sur les dernieres observations. . ., antique map, old maps [NOLIN, Jean-Baptiste / Jean-Baptiste NOLIN II - L'Afrique Dressée Sur les Relationes les Plus Recentes et rectifiées sur les dernieres observations. . .
Paris, 1739, In attractive original colours.. 1230x1345mm. In very good condition. Some paper thinness on old folds. A few minor placed with paper re inforcement and missing areas re drawn. Some slight discolouration of paper. Large margins.
A rare and monumental wall map of Africa, with original outline colour, of four joined sheets, surrounded by text and vignettes printed on separate sheets.
Created in 1739 by Jean-Baptiste Nolin II (1686-1762), largely based on an earlier maps pr...
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$ 15,000
Approx. Euro 12,750  

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Condition Rating: 2
North Africa
ORTELIUS, A.,  Barbariae et Biledulgerid, nova descriptio., antique map, old maps ORTELIUS, A. - Barbariae et Biledulgerid, nova descriptio.
Antwerp, 1598, Uncoloured.. 325x495mm. French text on the verso. Wide margins and a strong and dark impression. In fine condition.
North-West Africa. Koeman speculated: In view of the important trading relationship between Antwerp and Africa, it is not impossible that the original was a manuscript map of Portuguese or Venetian origin. In this map, Ortelius gives a number of details found on no other printed map of the period... (Click on title or image to go to item page)
$ 400
Approx. Euro 340  

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Condition Rating: 3
STRABO / MUNSTER, S.,  Aphricae Tabula I.  (Mauritania - present-day Morocco, Algeria, and Tunisia.), antique map, old maps STRABO / MUNSTER, S. - Aphricae Tabula I. (Mauritania - present-day Morocco, Algeria, and Tunisia.)
Basle, Henri Petri, 1571, Uncoloured.. 260x340mm. Woodcut map with letter press title. Good condition. Size of the sheet 310x 370mm. Latin text on verso. Very fine condition.
Double-page woodcut Ptolemaic-style map by Sebastian Münster figuring Mauritania, present-day Morocco, Algeria, and Tunisia, published in the edition of Strabo by Henri Petri in 1571.
"Strabonis rerum geographicarum" is one of the earliest and most important scientific treatises on historical g...
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$ 300
Approx. Euro 255  

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Condition Rating: 2
Egypt
DE LETH, H.,  Carte de L\'Egypte de la Nubie de L\'Abissinie. . ., antique map, old maps DE LETH, H. - Carte de L'Egypte de la Nubie de L'Abissinie. . .
Amsterdam, 1740, In original o/l colours.. 478x559mm. In very good condition.
Prepared by G.de l'Isle. Uncommon issue by Hendrik de Leth. Very detailed map of northeastern Africa, the Red Sea and the Arabian peninsula shows the political divisions and kingdoms, roads, topography, settlements, encampments and much more.
The Nile originates in the mountains near the L. de ...
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$ 500
Approx. Euro 425  

Condition:
Condition Rating: 2
LOTTER, C.,  Le cours entier du grand et Fameux Nil. . ., antique map, old maps LOTTER, C. - Le cours entier du grand et Fameux Nil. . .
Augsburg, 1760, In original colours.. 483x598mm. In attractive full colours. A good and dark impression. Mint.
Scarce. A splendid map of ancient Egypt. West is at the top and the Nile bisects Egypt. A inset shows modern Egypt to good detail. With the Red Sea and part of the Arabian Peninsular. Fine cartouche and detail with Pyramids, Nile waterfalls, etc. With tracks from Dereira to Jerusalem and All... (Click on title or image to go to item page)
$ 600
Approx. Euro 510  

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Condition Rating: 2
PRISSE D'AVENNES, E.,  Tombeau de Soultan Qalaoûn., antique map, old maps PRISSE D'AVENNES, E. - Tombeau de Soultan Qalaoûn.
Paris, 1877, Uncoloured.. 490x325mm. Lithography on tinted grounds. A fine copy.
Lithograph by Bernard Schmidt representing the tomb of sultan Ibn Qalaoun, founder of the mamluk dynasty during the 13th century. The tomb has some rich stained glass and stucco work. From the author's "L'Art Arabe d'après les monuments du Kaire?".
Emile Prisse d'Avennes, Orientalist & Mu...
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$ 250
Approx. Euro 213  

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Condition Rating: 2
PRISSE D'AVENNES, E.,  Sibyl d'Ahmed Hoceyn Margouch., antique map, old maps PRISSE D'AVENNES, E. - Sibyl d'Ahmed Hoceyn Margouch.
Paris, 1877, Uncoloured.. 500x320mm. Lithograph on tinted grounds. Very slightly spotted. A nice copy.
Lithograph by Fichou. From the author's "L'Art Arabe d'après les monuments du Kaire...".
Emile Prisse d'Avennes, Orientalist & Muslim convert, obsessive in his attention to detail, was after Champollion the greatest pre-20th century Egyptologist. His interests were not, however, limited t...
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$ 250
Approx. Euro 213  

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Condition Rating: 2
PRISSE D'AVENNES, E.,  Art arabe. - [No tittle], antique map, old maps PRISSE D'AVENNES, E. - Art arabe. - [No tittle]
Paris, 1877, In original colours.. 550x400mm. Colour-lithography on tinted grounds, heighlighted with gold. Printed on thick paper, mesuring 402x575mm. In very good condition.
Lithographed by Daumont. From the author's "L'Art Arabe d'après les monuments du Kaire...". Emile Prisse d'Avennes, Orientalist and Muslim convert, obsessive in his attention to detail, was after Champollion the greatest pre-20th century ... (Click on title or image to go to item page)
$ 110
Approx. Euro 94  

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Condition Rating: 2
Algeria
OTTENS, R. / J.,  Nouvelle carte du Roiaume D'Alger divisée en toutes ses provinces, avec une partie due cotes D'Espagne . . ., antique map, old maps OTTENS, R. / J. - Nouvelle carte du Roiaume D'Alger divisée en toutes ses provinces, avec une partie due cotes D'Espagne . . .
Amsterdam, 1720, Original colours.. 440x560mm. A good and dark impression. Mint condition, printed on heavy paper.
Rare and detailed map of the coast of Algeria. Large inset map of the Bay of Alger (El-Jazir). Shows a coastline of Spain around Alicante. Two compass roses in the Mediterreanen.... (Click on title or image to go to item page)
$ 700
Approx. Euro 595  

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Condition Rating: 1
Canary Islands
JANSSONIUS, J.,  Insulae de Cabo Verde olim Hesperides sive .. Zoute Eylanden., antique map, old maps JANSSONIUS, J. - Insulae de Cabo Verde olim Hesperides sive .. Zoute Eylanden.
Amsterdam, 1655, In attractive strong original colours.. 435x545mm. Very good condition. Several light brown spots in the margin.
Original copper engraving, hand colored in outline, when published. Double page chart covering detailed the Cap Verde Islands in the Atlantic Ocean (Isla de San Antonia, San Vincente, S. Lucia, S. Nicolas, I. do Sal, de Bona Vista, do Mayo, S. Jago, del Fuogo, de Brava). (Click on title or image to go to item page)
$ 750
Approx. Euro 638  

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Condition Rating: 2
Morocco
MERCATOR, G./ HONDIUS, J.,  Fessae et Marocchi Regna., antique map, old maps MERCATOR, G./ HONDIUS, J. - Fessae et Marocchi Regna.
Amsterdam, 1630, In original colours.. 356x482mm. A good and strong impression. Paper slightly browned, as usual. Altogether in very good condition.
One of the new maps added by Hondius, when he took over publication of the Atlas, a finely engraved and decorative map of north-west Africa, with the Canaries. With an inset of the island of Penon de Veles.
Mercator was born in Rupelmonde in Flanders and studied in Louvain under Gemma Frisius, Du...
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$ 1,200
Approx. Euro 1,020  

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Condition Rating: 4
Central Africa
CORONELLI, V.M.,  Bocche del Fiume Negro et Isole di Capo Verde., antique map, old maps CORONELLI, V.M. - Bocche del Fiume Negro et Isole di Capo Verde.
Venice, 1690, Uncoloured.. 455x605mm. In very good condition.
Double-page engraved map of the Cape Verde Islands and part of the coast of Senegal, with large decorative cartouche. One with inset of the island Goree.
During three centuries, a large number of Africans where reduced to slavery and shipped, from the island of Goree on direction to the Americ...
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$ 1,500
Approx. Euro 1,275  

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Condition Rating: 3
West coast / Ivory Coast
DE WIT, F.,  Tractus Littorales Guineae a Promontorio Verde usque ad sinum Catenbelae., antique map, old maps DE WIT, F. - Tractus Littorales Guineae a Promontorio Verde usque ad sinum Catenbelae.
Amsterdam, 1675, In original attractive colours.. 490x567mm. A few places underlaid due to oxidation of green paint, only for protective reason. General in good condition.
Chart of the West coast of Africa from Mauritania up to Angola. In top centre a very decorative title cartouche.... (Click on title or image to go to item page)
$ 1,000
Approx. Euro 850  

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Condition Rating: 4
HONDIUS, J. / PURCHAS, S.,  Guinea., antique map, old maps HONDIUS, J. / PURCHAS, S. - Guinea.
London, 1645, Uncoloured.. 148x182mm. Right hand side unfortunately running of the page, as issued. With a English text on recto and verso. A good and dark impression.
Samuel Purchas' edition of the Mercator/Hondius Atlas Minor . Map of Guinea published in his famous collection of voyages His Pilgrimes . With descriptive text in English on both sides. Size of paper: 32x21cm.
Jodocus Hondius' map of Guinea is probably the most attractive map of thi...
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$ 230
Approx. Euro 196  

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Condition Rating: 3
SCHENK, P. / VALK, G.,  Genehoa Jaloffi et Sierraliones regna., antique map, old maps SCHENK, P. / VALK, G. - Genehoa Jaloffi et Sierraliones regna.
Amsterdam, 1670 / 1720, In original body colours.. 410x492mm. In very good condition. Repair of a tiny hole in upper center fold due to oxidation of paint.
Decorative and detailed map of the West African Coast, from Senegal to Sierra Leone. In the center the river Gambia to the mouth in the Atlantic. Upper left a dedication to Adriaen Pauw (1622-1697).

Decorative cartouches, rhumblines, sailing ships and other decorative features embellish ...
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$ 600
Approx. Euro 510  

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Condition Rating: 2
THIRIAR, J.,  Congo Tabula Historica., antique map, old maps THIRIAR, J. - Congo Tabula Historica.
Paris, 1930, Colour printed.. 1035x750mm. Offset. Linen backed. Restored tears. Else in good condition.
Beautiful and decorative pictorial map of Congo, showing different tribes of this area. The poster carries a wealth of information and presents a selection of traditional African instruments from the DR Congo. We can find the main types of musical instruments: diaphragm drums, slotted drums, harps, ... (Click on title or image to go to item page)
$ 1,200
Approx. Euro 1,020  

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Condition Rating: 3
East coast
EŞREF, Mehmet,  [Ethiopia / Abyssinia - map with Ottoman script], antique map, old maps EŞREF, Mehmet - [Ethiopia / Abyssinia - map with Ottoman script]
Istanbul, Şirket-i Mürettibiye ve Karacoğlu Matbaas&#, In printed colours.. 130x92mm. Chromolithography on thick paper. Sheet size : 11 x 15 cm (4.3 x 5.9 inches). Short left margin.
Post card size map in Ottoman script of Ethiopia from Mehmet Eşref’s ‘Küçük Atlas’, a rare portfolio of loose-leaf maps with text in Ottoman Turkish, published in Istanbul in 1909.
This is a fine little Ottoman map of Ethiopia, embracing the entire territory of that proud nation, the...
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$ 150
Approx. Euro 128  

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Condition Rating: 3
Southern Africa
DESNOS / BRION,  Partie de L'Afrique.. Le Congo, La Cafrerie &c., antique map, old maps DESNOS / BRION - Partie de L'Afrique.. Le Congo, La Cafrerie &c.
Paris, 1790, In original colours.. 282x479mm. Marginal spot lower border. Else very good condition.
Map showing the southern part of Africa with decorative rococo-style cartouche.
Left and right box with geographical information for each part of the area. Printed on 2 paste-on slips.
Prepared by Louis Brion de la Tour and published by Louis Charles Desnos, active in Paris at rue St.Jacques.<...
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$ 200
Approx. Euro 170  

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Condition Rating: 2
Madagascar & other Islands
CORONELLI, V.M.,  Isola di Madagascar o di S. Lorenzo Scoperta dà Portoghesi nell anno 1506. . ., antique map, old maps CORONELLI, V.M. - Isola di Madagascar o di S. Lorenzo Scoperta dà Portoghesi nell anno 1506. . .
Venice, 1690, Uncoloured.. 600x450mm. Good and dark impression. Good margins. Paper slightly age-toned.
Decorative and highly detailed map of Madagascar, including 2 decorative cartouches and other embellishments.
The remarkable Vincenzo Coronelli (1650-1718), was a Franciscan Friar and appointed General of the Order in 1701. He was cosmographer to the Republic of Venice and founder of the Academia...
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$ 900
Approx. Euro 765  

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Condition Rating: 3
DE BRY, Th.,  The Dutch are attacked by giant crabs., antique map, old maps DE BRY, Th. - The Dutch are attacked by giant crabs.
Frankfurt, 1598, Uncoloured.. 140x177mm. In good condition. Lightly age toned and spotted as is usual. Two 'chips' in the right hand margin. German text. Sheet size: 295 x 197mm
During their return voyage, the Portuguese were wrecked on a sandbank (the Seychelles?) From the debris they began building a smaller ship in which they hoped to return to India. While they were stranded on this sandbank, numerous monster crabs appeared and began to attack them. To protect themselve... (Click on title or image to go to item page)
$ 100
Approx. Euro 85  

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Condition Rating: 2
LE GRAND, A.,  L'Enfance de Paul et Virginie., antique map, old maps LE GRAND, A. - L'Enfance de Paul et Virginie.
Paris, ca. 1790, Uncoloured.. 395x455mm. Very good condition. Dark impression.
Fine engraving of Paul and Virginie.
Paul et Virginie (or Paul and Virginia) is a novel by Jacques-Henri Bernardin de Saint-Pierre, first published in 1787. The novel's title characters are very good friends since birth who fall in love, but die when the ship Le Saint-Geran is wrecked. The stor...
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$ 400
Approx. Euro 340  

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Condition Rating: 3
Cape of Good Hope
LES MISSIONS CATHOLIQUES,  Carte des Missions Catholiques du Sud Africain., antique map, old maps LES MISSIONS CATHOLIQUES - Carte des Missions Catholiques du Sud Africain.
Paris, Monrocq, 1902, In original colours.. 635x925mm. Lithograph printed in colours. In very good condition. Folded as issued.
Map of the Catholic Missions in South Africa. Inset map of L'Ile St. Hélène.
Published as supplement of the Les Missions Catholiques. To the lower right an inset key to the symbols on the map and the religions districts (I-XIV)
The map was engraved on stone by R.Hauserman in ...
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$ 250
Approx. Euro 213  

Condition:
Condition Rating: 2